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FOX News
Nov 12, 2012 8:00am PST
learn how the affair between the general and his buying graph fer, paula broadwell came to light. jenna: fox news confirmed a friend of the petraeus famly, jill kelly, contacted the fbi said she got threatening e-mails from anonymous e-mail account, that e-mail, those anonymous e-mails were discovered to be linked to broadwell, the mistress of general petraeus. that kicked of the investigation into high gear over the summer. lawmakers and the white house apparently did not know anything about it. the white house says it didn't learn about any of this until just last week, right after election day and just as controversy continued to grow over the benghazi terror attack. kelly wright live in washington with more for us now. >> reporter: jenna, good morning to you. just as you said this is something very shocking to washington as well as mysterious. fox news learned fbi investigators confronted now former cia director david petraeus about his former relationship paula broadwell. the fbi discovered the affair months ago after jill kelly, a petra friend went to the fbi began receiving threa
FOX News
Nov 13, 2012 8:00am PST
. that investigation far from over. fbi searching the home of petraeus's alleged mistress, paula broadwell. after david petraeus resigned his post as america's top spy. the scandal is widening. the woman in yellow, jill kelly, alerting a friend of hers that works in the fbi to threatening e-mails she says she was getting turning out to come from broadwell, part of an investigation involving another high-profile member of the military. the top u.s. commander in afghanistan, john allen. the defense secretary leon panetta says the pentagon has launched an internal investigation into thousands of quote, inappropriate communications between general allen right there on the screen and that woman in yellow, kelly. chief intelligence correspondent catherine herridge live in washington. you almost need like one of those boards to put all the pictures up, catherine. >> reporter: you do rick. beyond the issue of failing to notify congress about the fbi investigation the democratic chair of the senate intelligence committee is threatening to subpoena a report summarizing director petraeus's trip to libya when he p
FOX News
Nov 14, 2012 8:00am PST
was the focus of an fbi investigation for his affair with biographer paula broadwell. >> the party in power never likes to have a select committee. but i'm hopeful that the american people will demand it and, i am guardedly optimistic that they will achieve that goal. the families deserve it among other people. >> reporter: fox news was first to report on september 13th that the fbi and the national counter air trism center the nation's hub for threat analysis briefed lawmakers on telephone intercepts the evidence supported al qaeda or al qaeda affiliated attack. there was no mention of the anti-islam video or emfasis on a demonstration outside the consulate. following day on september 14th, cia director petraeus told lawmakers that the attack was akin to flashmob. they were so disappointed that the -- attacks were a demonstration spun out of control in response to this video which was in conflict with the raw intelligence reporting and the statements of the fbi and ntct. >> the documents that we see that the cia had, the information they had, prior to general petraeus coming in, that's imp
FOX News
Nov 14, 2012 11:00am EST
biographer, paula broadwell. we're expected to get comments about the growing scandal when he open has his first news conference since re-election. that will happen in two hours and we'll have it when it does. doug mckelway is live for us. doug? >> reporter: former cia director david petraeus voluntarily agreed to testify before house and senate intelligence committees. fox has learned he will speak off site on friday to the senate intelligence committee about the libya report. presumably that it means his testimony will be closed and not open to the public. recall that director petraeus briefed intelligence committees on september 14th, three days after the benghazi attack and said that the attack was akin to a flashmob that is explanation moments ago chairman of the house homeland security committee peter king suggested may have been dishonest. >> i was just talking to frank lobioni on the intelligence committee with me, documents we see, intelligence prior to general petraeus coming in, it is impossible to believe that he thought he was giving honest testimony. >> reporter: while not go
FOX News
Nov 15, 2012 8:00am PST
. he will not be dealing with his affair with paula broadwell, that is not part of the purview of the hearings. it will all be about benghazi. now, in terms of general john allen, that investigation, the top u.s. commander in afghanistan, that investigation is in the hands of the dod inspector general right now, and while the president expressed confidence in his top general in afghanistan yesterday, the pentagon will not specifically characterize the 20,000 pages of e-mails between general allen and tampa socialite jill kelly. sources familiar say they are not as innocuous as some of general allen's backers have suggested. in fact, we are told that some of these are, quote, the e-mail equivalent of phone sex. general allen denies having a essential relationship with kelley, the pent gone is withholding judgment. >> when this was brought to my attention, i thought it was important to refer it to the defense department's department of the inspector general in order to determine what the facts are here. and what i don't want to do is to try to characterize those communications. >
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